| May 8, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Viddy (free, iOS 4.2 or later)
What it is: An app to capture, embellish and share short videos. It's the equivalent of video Twitter, but instead of a 140-character tweet, Viddy lets you share 15-second videos across your social network.
How it works:...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:49 AM
"E! News" host Giuliana Rancic and husband and former "Apprentice" winner Bill Rancic will light Macy's Great Tree at the Macy's on State Street November 5. The stars of Style Network's "Giuliana & Bill" are scheduled to open an Italian restaurant in...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Fifteen minutes before the Bulls and Charlotte Bobcats faced off at the United Center Saturday, comedian Kevin Hart was on his phone, trying to get an extra ticket to the game for his friend.
Hart didn’t expect to make it to the game by tip-off. He...
| Jun 28, 2011
My favorite zinger was directed against me by the mother of a college boyfriend.
"I've seen many photographs of you," she informed me when we first met, her eyes slowly — and with obvious disapproval — taking in my frizzy hair, fussy dress...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
It's over, right? The U.S. Open is now the U.S. Closed. Rory McIlroy is torching the course at Congressional and making the rest of the field look like the C-flight at the Stoneybrook West member-guest. McIlroy is...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 4:19 PM
| May 4, 2011
| 6:43 PM
Internet radio service Pandora wants to make you laugh. That's why they added 10,000 comedy clips to its archives as part of its "Comedy Genome Project," everything from Joan Rivers to Bill Cosby.
Beginning today, you're able to listen to comedy the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
First published on Oct. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown, and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that...
| Feb 6, 2011
Wynton Marsalis is explaining jazz to me by talking about my boots. He is coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend to play his ambitious new composition, "Swing Symphony," with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But before we get into musical details,...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Katie CouricÂ caused a stir when she suggested America needs a Bill Cosby-like sitcome featuring a Muslim family, but she found a supporter in Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page who says the idea has merit. Here's Page'sÂ column, as posted on th...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
TV listings for the week of Jan. 23 - 29 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This week's TV Movies 'SERIOUSLY FUNNY KIDS' SUNDAY Can we get an amen? Chaka Khan and......
| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Playboy Jazz Festival announced the lineup for its 33rd annual concert on Thursday, offering its signature mix of mainstream jazz spiked with performers from across the spectrum of pop, blues and R&B. In one of the festival's boldest choices,......